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weeks, officially over. >> snooki wants to give baby advice to kate middleton. her number one advice, find out advice to kate middleton. her number one advice, find out who the father is. captioning funded by cbs e to cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." headline out of washington, a lot of talk. not a lot of action. not surprisingly, the white house and congress remain far from any deal to prevent automatic tax hikes and spending cuts. >> with just 27 days to go, republicans are not talking with the obama administration and the president is only talking on tv. major garrett is at the white house. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie and norah. yesterday at the white house there were vague references to conversations about the the fiscal cliff with congress iion republicans. i can confirm this morning through my sources here at the white house and on capitol hill that there were no substantive conversations or negotiations yesterday at all. no formal e-mails, to conversations, nothing. house speaker boehner's countdown led to the lighting of the capitol hill christmas t
to be the queen. they managed to get a call through to kate middleton's nurse at the hospital where she is staying. >> you said you couldn't do it. i like it. they got details about kate's condition. don't know how they pulled it off. you will not believe the sound of the story. abc's david write has more. >> hello, good morning. >> hello there, could i please speak to kate, please, my granddaughter? >> yes. >> reporter: a royal crank call to the bedside of a princess. an australian dj impersonating her royal highness. >> when is a good time to come and visit her because i'm the queen and i need to lift down there. >> i would suggest anytime after 9:00 o'clock. >> reporter: that well-intentioned nurse is in good company. in the past, other deejays managed to prank call the queen herself and even pope john paul. a miami deejay once got through to fidel castro. during the 2008 campaign, sarah palin got called out by a canadian prankster impersonating the french president. >> one of my favorite activities is to hunt, too. >> very good, we can go hunt together. >> reporter: in that case, as in this on
, there is no doubt they never thought in a million years they would get through to be discussing kate middleton's health in any way. it doesn't defend what they did, and i'm not defending them, but i though i you have to put it into some kind of context. the ramifications of a silly prank could not have been more serious. >> a lot of people will have to take deep lessons, assuming the worst, that this woman was so distraught by what happened, she was blaming herself for embarrassing the royal family. my hope, and i hope it's yours as well, that some disk jockeys learn a lesson. you never know where it will wind up. >> the thing about pranks, they have been around for as long as we have been alive. i think you have to be very, very careful in you're in the world of broadcasting. they broadcast this life, and they didn't know what would happen. and at the very least, probably somebody who worked at the hospital would be compromised and made to look afool. and that, in itself, for a broadcaster, is unacceptable, if we pulled that stunt at cnn, i expect we would lose our jobs, and rightly. >> i cov
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